“Boys and Men Healing” Film Screening

“Boys and Men Healing” Film Screening

700 W Buffalo Street, Ithaca, NY 14850

Free Screening and Discussion

From 6:30 PM until 8:30 PM

At The Space At Greenstar

700 W Buffalo Street, Ithaca, NY 14850

This event is free and open to the public.

Advocacy Center of Tompkins County / info@actompkins.org

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oP_ZNOdyhRg

This screening is FREE, and open to the public. There will be a facilitated discussion following the film, and participants are encouraged to schedule child sexual abuse prevention trainings with Enough Abuse Tompkins to ensure that the childhood abuse experiences of the men featured in the film are not re-lived in our community.

Boys and Men Healing is a documentary about the epidemic of sexual abuse of boys, the impact on individuals, families, and society. The film portrays stories of three courageous non-offending men whose arduous healing helped them reclaim their lives-while giving them a powerful voice to speak out, and take bold action toward prevention for other boys. The film includes a support group of men and is testimony to the importance of men finding safe places to support one another and share their stories together. The film was produced under the sponsorship of the International Documentary Association.

English and/or Spanish subtitles can be shown during the screening if interested parties contact eatompkins@actompkins.org before the event.

Content Warning: This film discusses child sexual abuse which may be difficult or disturbing for some viewers. Advocates will be at the theater to provide support.

This film is being shown by the Advocacy Center as part of our Enough Abuse Tompkins project. "This project was supported by subgrant No. C652134 awarded by the state administering office for the STOP Formula Grant Program. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the state or the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

Please contact eatompkins@actompkins.org to learn more about scheduling a child sexual abuse prevention program for your community.

Learn more at theadvocacycenter.org or enoughabuse.org

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